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People > Gender development index: Countries Compared

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Author: Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

In response to Spud -- the gender development index measures how <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/eco_hum_dev_ind>human development indices</a> for longevity, knowledge and standards of living are differentiated by gender. The less the differentiation in such development as <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/edu_exp_dur_of_edu_for_all_stu>overall education</a> against <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/edu_exp_dur_of_edu_for_fem>education for girls</a>, expected number of healthy years for <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/hea_lif_exp_fem_hea_yea>women</a> and <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/hea_lif_exp_mal_hea_yea>men</a>, life expectancy at birth and so on, the higher the gender development index. For more on definitions, see: http://www.undp.org/hdr2002/faq.html
DEFINITION: Gender development index - Range is from .000 (lowest) to 1.000 (highest).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Norway 0.956 2002
2 Sweden 0.943 2002
3 Denmark 0.941 2002
4 Finland 0.94 2002
5 Netherlands 0.938 2002
6 Canada 0.937 2002
=7 New Zealand 0.933 2002
=7 Germany 0.933 2002
9 Australia 0.932 2002
10 United States 0.927 2002
11 Austria 0.926 2002
12 Switzerland 0.925 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.925 2002
13 Belgium 0.923 2002
14 United Kingdom 0.921 2002
15 Ireland 0.92 2002
16 Italy 0.917 2002
17 Japan 0.915 2002

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In response to Spud -- the gender development index measures how <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/eco_hum_dev_ind>human development indices</a> for longevity, knowledge and standards of living are differentiated by gender. The less the differentiation in such development as <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/edu_exp_dur_of_edu_for_all_stu>overall education</a> against <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/edu_exp_dur_of_edu_for_fem>education for girls</a>, expected number of healthy years for <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/hea_lif_exp_fem_hea_yea>women</a> and <a href=http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/hea_lif_exp_mal_hea_yea>men</a>, life expectancy at birth and so on, the higher the gender development index. For more on definitions, see: http://www.undp.org/hdr2002/faq.html

Posted on 14 Mar 2005

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

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